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Crisis pregnancy centres refute condemning report

Brian Norton responds to harsh allegations published by local pro-choice activist Joyce Arthur By Agnieszka Krawczynski

Chaldean Catholics pray for Iraqis

Father Sarmed Biloues tracks down members of Surrey families By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic SURREY As

Motorcycle crash claims life of Pope's friend

Bishop Tony Palmer of the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches knew Pontiff in Argentina By Deborah Gyapong OTT

Council voids motion seen as anti-Christian

After two months of criticism, Nanaimo city councilors take back their decision By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Cath

Salt Spring Islanders display a vibrancy of faith

Families attend Mass in St. Paul's, a historic 1880s landmark built by Hawaiians in Fulford Harbour By Alistair Burns

Local

Canonization contest winners announced

Sunday, 20 July 2014
Two saints who smiled have their admirers The B.C. Catholic held a contest earlier this year as part of the celebration of the double canonization of Pope St. John XXIII and Pope...
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Exhibit reveals six new Eucharistic miracles

Saturday, 19 July 2014
In-depth display at Good Shepherd Church inspires faithful, humbles parish priest By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic SURREY Caption: Parishioners silently observe the Eucharistic miracles exhibit displayed by the Real Presence Association at Good Shepherd...
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Catholic schools release gender dysphoria policy

Friday, 18 July 2014
Document is the first of its kind in Canada By Agnieszka Krawczynski The B.C. Catholic Sacred Heart Elementary School in Delta. Students attending local Catholic schools who have been diagnosed with gender dysphoria can now receive special accommodation, thanks to...
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Op-Ed

Natural Family Planning respects God's design

- Monday, 21 July 2014

Woman's body has built-in baby-spacing mechanism By Lisa Price Special to The B.C. Catholic Contraception and sterilization have become so commonplace in our society that it can seem as though everyone is using them. But are they really? Many women can likely relate to one or more of the following scenarios: -- You ask your doctor about your irregular cycles or painful periods and are prescribed...
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Oxonian responds to Hawking: God's Not Dead

- Saturday, 19 July 2014

Oxonian responds to Hawking: God's Not Dead BY C.S. MORRISSEY Shane Harper (playing the role of Josh Wheaton) and Cassidy Gifford (as Josh's girlfriend Kara) in the movie God's Not Dead. (Photo: Pure Flix Entertainment) In the movie God’s Not Dead, when the Christian student Josh Wheaton debates the point, he makes use of the scholarship of John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford, to refute Stephen Hawking’s claims about God and the universe. Josh paraphrases the zinger, from Lennox’s book God and Stephen Hawking, that...
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Canadian

Lawsuit launched against euthanasia law

Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Living with Dignity and Physicians' Alliance think government doesn't have jurisdiction By Deborah GyapongThese are the covers of two books reviewed by Brian Welter for Catholic News Service. Both have something to say on issues in modern times.These are the covers of two books reviewed by Brian Welter for Catholic News Service. Both have something to...
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Prostitution Bill C-36 passes Justice Committee with amendments

Monday, 21 July 2014
Many groups praise the bill, but also have reservations By Deborah GyapongNDP Justice Critic Francoise Boivin in the room where the Justice Committee heard witnesses July 7-10. Deborah Gyapong / (CCN).NDP Justice Critic Francoise Boivin in the room where the Justice Committee heard witnesses July 7-10. Deborah Gyapong / (CCN). OTTAWA (CCN) Prostitution...
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Aboriginal Catholics hope St. Kateri brings healing

Sunday, 20 July 2014
First special event to honour the Mohawk hero held July 11-12 By Glen ArganAboriginal Catholics at Maskwacis hope their two-day event honouring St. Kateri becomes an annual celebration. Glen Argan / Western Catholic Reporter.Aboriginal Catholics at Maskwacis hope their two-day event honouring St. Kateri becomes an annual celebration. Glen Argan / Western...
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Sports

Is diving morally acceptable?

Friday, 11 July 2014
Numerous players from many teams try it on By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic Caption: Father Pablo Santa Maria. It's the 90th minute in a World Cup match. The fans nervously look at the scoreboard:...
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B.C. Lions QB takes both football and life's challenges in stride

Thursday, 21 November 2013
Travis Lulay leaps into end zone on Catholicism, Popes, and how to be a role model (Caption: B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay tries to avoid Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Weldon Brown (#35) during...
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B.C. Lions host annual Faith Night

Friday, 15 November 2013
Players, coaches tackle questions on prayer, competing for a higher cause By Alistair Burns The B.C. Catholic The final score is the only statistic that matters to most CFL fans. Did the Lions win?...
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Special

Pastoral Letter on a Grave Social Issue

- Sunday, 25 May 2014

Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSBI am writing to you - the Catholic faithful of the Archdiocese of Vancouver about a serious threat to the moral fabric of Canadian society: the possible decriminalization of sexual exploitation through prostitution by its buyers and profiteers. This Pastoral Letter examines what we can do as a community and a nation to answer the needs of girls, youth and women...
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